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Jul 11, 2011 10:00pm EDT
monarchy targeted by a growing phone hacking scandal in britain, details on the growing investigation at 10:30.  >>> monitoring metro tonight and some good news for metro riders. there's a new escalator rolling into the foggy bottom station, but it's the first time in over a decade the transit agency has installed a new one. fox 5's wisdom martin shows us why this is such a significant development to riders. >> reporter: at the foggy bottom metro having a working escalator is a big deal. >> it's working. that's awesome. that's an exciting thing. >> yes. glad to have the escalators work. >> reporter: having a brand-new escalator is an even bigger deal. >> it was kind of cool to have it, you know, something new for us. i mean we pay a lot of money to ride the metro, so i figured it would help us out, but i don't think a lot of people knew it. >> reporter: it's the first brand-new escalator in the entire metro system in more than 15 years. >> you don't think people will get excited about something like this. it's an escalator, but for people at foggy bottom who have dealt with this day in, da
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Jul 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
the anna coste a after several boats go up in flames. >>> the phone hacking scan cal in britain, more high profile names step county un. and arrest is made as one of the most powerful men in media prepares to go before arm. >> fox ra 5th morning news. >> take a look outside at tower cam, it is july 18th, 2011, monday morning, thanks for waking up with fox 5 news. >> i've steve schenn ovie. >> a heat wave is gripping parts of the country, heat advisors reese and warnings are in place in 17 states and relief isn't expected any time soon. in milwaukee people flopping to the pools, beaches and cooling centers over the weekend and in oklahoma city forecasters say another day of 100-degree temperatures is likely. >> looks like it is going to be headed our way soon without the triple digits. >> some of that heat is what's pushing into our area and it has been hot in the midwest across the plains in the southeast, it's been the southern plains, it's been brutal across the nation and some of that is making its way in here. it starts today but the real intense he heat is at the episode of the w
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Jul 12, 2011 9:00am EDT
an assassination attempt on him in 2009. >>> 10 members of britain's royal family and their staff are among the thousands allegedly hacked by journalists at the now closed news of the world newspaper. there is growing pressure from news corps shareholders here in the u.s. they are filing suit against the parent company of fox 5 news. the white house has been going after companies that pay bribes forgetting foreign contracts. >>> now to attacks on the u.s. embassy in sierran grey mobs ransacked the embassy, they tore letters off the front of the building and spray painted messages like the american ambassador is a dog following visits by the u.s. ambassador last week. hillary clinton said the president officiary has lost legitimacy. >> he is not indy penceable we have absolute -- indespencable we have nothing invested in him remaining in power our will is to see the people's will occurs. >> u.s. is demanding compensation for the damage the french embassy was also attacked yesterday. >> some 2,000 people reportedly died at the hands of the syrian army since protests started earlier this
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Jul 13, 2011 12:00am EDT
? unless they start ripping up someone else's home. >>> plus the phone hacking scandal in britain taking another twist. find out what the country's former prime minister says criminals told the paper about his newborn baby.
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Jul 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
. >>> >>> in a check of the headlines, the fbi is getting into the newspaper scandal rocking britain and will investigate claims that 9/11 victims may have been hacked by reporters at the news of the world. the justice department is makingp queeries based on some concerns bying can. another newspaper editor revined -- resigned this morn. rebecca brooks is stepping down and will appear before a parliamentary hearing next week and with her, rupert murdoch and his son. fox 5 is owned by news corp. >>> a new york city man accused of kidnapping and dismembering an eightier old bomade the first court appearance. he's charred with killing levy clepsty on monday. the police say they have not ruled out sexual molestation. and around is undergoing a psychiatric examination. >> to the economy now and another meeting ended without progress. president obama told them to go talk to members and what kind of deal on saturday. they're not meeting today but the president scheduled another news conditions for later this morning, which we will air on fox 5. in the meantime, democratic leaders are pointing the fi
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Jul 19, 2011 9:00am EDT
rocking britain news corp. chairman rupert murdoch and former newspaper editor rebecca brooks preparing to give testimony to a particle meantry panel in the next half hour british lawmakers are expected to grill them on allegations reporters hacked into phone messages. >> rupert murdoch might be late his car was surrounded by a mob outside earlier and he had to turn back a top london police chief has been answering questions over an hour we are joined by wisdom martin with the latest on what is happening in england. >> well, this keeps growing, all eyes on particle meantry enchoir for the much antis -- enquiry for the much anticipated executives we are waiting for murdoch's son jamess in charge of news corp.'s european operations and mr. murdoch himself. rebecca brooks who resigned as editor of news international newspaper is scheduled to testify next hour. >>> a second resignation from scotland yard, followed one from sunday. they said staying on would be a distraction. >>> during the last hour the commissioner admitted to making mistakes. >> the material is repugnant, with hind site w
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Jul 18, 2011 5:00pm EDT
scandal rocking great britain. the whistle-blower reporter who alleged widespread hacking at the news of the world has been found dead. and so far, police don't think that shawn horzs death is suspicious. meanwhile, a second high- profile resignation at scotland yard in connection with the scandal. amy kellogg has the latest from loopop. >> reporter: first, scotland yard's top officer sir paul stevenson tenders his relationship. one day later, john yates does the same. both men saying continueing on the job with intense media attention would be a distraction to the work at hand. they defended themselves on their way out. >> i have acted with complete integrity. i am a people -- and the people who know me, know that my intension rity is completely in tact. >> reporter: the london mayor said the resignations are necessary. >> both cases we have to recognize that the next source of questions of the relationships between the mets and the news of the world was likely to be distracting for both officers in the run up to the olympic games. >> reporter: allegations against the news of the world
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Jul 8, 2011 10:00pm EDT
promoting u.s. investment in britain and charity work. the royal couple will be in california until monday. that's going to be a wrap for the 10:00. the news keeps coming right now. laura evans is coming up with the news edge at 11:00. >>> we begin tonight with breaking news, former first lady betty ford has died. her husband gerald ford was vice president under richard nixon taking over the presidency after nixon resigned in 1974. he died in 2006. his wife betty ford may be pest known for raising awareness about alcohol -- best known for raising awareness about alcohol addiction and her work as chairwoman at the betty ford center for substance abuse. she was 93 years old. >>> in other news tonight if pepco can't keep your lights on, it could cost them a pretty penny from now on. the d.c. public service commission adopted new rules giving the commission the power to fine the utility up to $100,000 each time they fail to meet some stuff new standards. audrey barnes is in the newsroom with the latest. >> the commission is concerned with pepco's overall reliability and if it takes pena
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Jul 20, 2011 10:00pm EDT
. >>> first it was rupert murdoch, today the prime minister of minister of britain taking heat for a very controversial hire now connected to the hacking scandal. navigating today's real estate market is complicated. you've seen the signs. that's why having the right real estate agent is more important than ever. at remax.com, you can find experts in short sales or bank-owned properties or commercial real estate, agents who can help speed up the process, no matter how intricate. and that's good news, whether you're trying to sell or hoping to buy. because the only sign you really want to see is "sold." nobody sells more real estate than re/max. visit remax.com today. >>> we may have a winner tonight in the dulles metrorail extension project. the airport authority agreed to build an above ground station at the airport. the project was in danger of falling apart over the fight to build a more inexpensive above the ground extension, but it's not done just yet. >> reporter: the airport's authority refusal to budge gave way to political reality. >> it's a shame that our decision has become a p
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Jul 6, 2011 9:00am EDT
britain london police are investigating claims news international made payments to some officers in return for information. >>> police turning to technology to try to solve a more than decade old cold case murder an update on their progress coming up straight ahead. >> some high school athletes get ready to start summer training, a new virginia law may keep some of them off the field for health reasons. we will talk to a school athletic trainer about this, coming up when fox 5 morning news continues, right now it is 9:10 a.m.  [ mr. connally ] i was paying too much with cable. it was crazy! paying so much you want better quality. it was like you were trapped because that was the only system that was in our neighborhood -- was that cable. i was just getting too frustrated. [ male announcer ] stop paying for second best. now you can switch to verizon fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year -- with no annual contract required. i always heard great things about fios, but the first time i saw the picture it was just like "wow." [ male announce
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Jul 8, 2011 9:00am EDT
of star power. britain's prince william and kate middleton are headed to los angeles to attend a dinner hosted by so you think you can dance host, nigel. i've been turning a lot of good friend. it's really difficult because everybody is saying to me, we, you have known me for many years and i should be there. and you go, i'm sorry. i can't invite you. can't invite you, mom. >> this is the couple's first visit to the united states. this is the first visit to the united states ever for kate middleton. >>> sad news. john mackey died. the 88 plan was named after him. he wore number 88. mackeo played for the colt from 197 about to 1981. romer goodell called him a courageous advocate for his fellow players. he was 69-year-old >>> big news when it comes to the tabloid accused of hacking the stones of some very important people. we're going to tell you what's ahead for the weekly paper in a major decision that made their future our just yesterday. we'll tell you what that news is. >>> and holly is taking a trip to indonesia without even leaving town >>> i new york city but my time here m
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Jul 13, 2011 5:00pm EDT
claims that 9/11 victims were targeted in britain's phone- hacking scandal involving the new shattered news-of-the-world newspaper. the daily mirror newspaper, a murdoch competitor, quoted an anonymous source saying some journalists approached a private investigator in the u.s. about trying to access phone data from some of the victims. here in the u.s., the democratic senator jay rock filler is calling -- jay rockefeller is calling for a huge investigation. meantime in london, robert murdoch, his son james, the chairman and ceo for the news corporation in europe and asia and news international chief executive rebecca brooks have been asked to appear before british lawmakers to answer questions about the phone hacking allegations. >>> the girlfriend of accused boss mobster whitey bulger will remain in jail. the judge delayed ruling on whether to release catherine grieg. she didn't have going to do with the violent crimes bulger is accused of doing. the attorney wants more time to prove she's not a flight ridiculous. >>> the founder of wiki leaks is in a court to fight extradition to sw
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Jul 15, 2011 7:00am EDT
. we'll also stream that live on myfoxdc.com. >>> details in britain's phone hacking scandal. james murdoch says international will apologize for hacking. rebecca broke the chief executive and editor of the paper news of the world has now resigned. she will appear for questioning in front of parliament next week and rupert murdoch will also answer questions after first saying they would not. also the director of the fbi is confirming that the bureau is launching a probe after congress raised hacking of 9/11 victims. >>> a fire broke out late last night at holy cross hospital in montgomery county. >> there were evacuation of patients for the latest, we go to sherri ly in silver spring. >> reporter: things are back to normal here this morning. that fire was isolated overnight and quickly put out. but not before causing some very tense moments as smoke filled part of the building. the fire was reported around 11:15 last night on the third floor at the hospital in silver spring. month golly scott emergency fire and rescue happen to have a medic unit at the hospital already bringing pati
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Jul 8, 2011 4:25am EDT
remember while police looked for the suspect. the "news of the world" britain's biggest sunday paper is closing down after 168 years because of the phone hacking scandal. and this morning we are learning that the prime minister's former press chief will be arrested out of this. andy coleson was the paper's editor during the scandal. at first, only celebrities and politicians were hacked. >> i feel regret. clearly practices of certain individuals did not live up to the standards and quality of journalism that we believe in and that i believe in. and that the company believes in. >> news corp. chairman rupert murdoch calls the allegations deplorable and unacceptable and promised full cooperation with the investigation. >>> there's a good chance that next major terrorist attack on the u.s. will not be a bomb. instead the feds are worried about computer viruses. how prepared is the government for a sigher attack? tucker. >>> we've got changes in the weather department, we've got at least the possibility of some pretty good rain around here today. i'll have the debails on that -- de
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Jul 5, 2011 4:25am EDT
britain and america. it reminds us of a period of extraordinary achievement and hope in world affairs after a time of darkness and danger. it celebrates the life of an exceptional and gifted american president. ments a fitting tribute to honor the truest friend that britain has ever had. the statue was commissioned by the reagan memorial fund trust t joins statues here in grosvenor park. >>> plenty more ahead. weather, traffic and all your top stories. fox 5 morning news continues right now. >>> what a night it was last night. a star spangled celebration in the nation's capital. the amazing fireworks display delighting the hundred of thousands of folks who came down to gather on the national mall for america's 235th birthday. good morning. thank you for being with us early
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Jul 19, 2011 5:00am EDT
developing phone hack scandal in britain, all eyes will be on the particle meantery hearing later this morning when rupe are the murdoch gives his testimony. he is not the only one. his son james murdoch and rebecca brooks also will testify before parliament this morning. news of the testimony sent news corp. stock plunging throughout the week. nip who checked yop line for t he -- anyone who checked online was redirected to a site talking about rupert's body being found in his garden. >>> sherry ly has details on some crimes. >> reporter: the guardian angels will be out here on patrol. just yesterday, a man entering the trail here at 8th and edgewood was robbed at gunpoint. the rash of crimes began in may with five incidents along the metropolitan branch trail. police did make an arrest in june but then in july, another spike. yesterday, a man on a bike spoted a young man hanging around the trail. as he passed, the suspect pulled out the gun. he got the victim's wallet and two cell phones. this follows two other robberies in less than two weeks. some who use the trail say it can b
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Jul 22, 2011 10:00pm EDT
going to take for the nfl players to sign on the dotted line? >>> plus another twist in britain's phone hacking scandal, find out which high level news corp. exec could soon be under investigation. that's coming up .  >>> getting back to the debate over the debt ceiling now, talks breaking down today and major garrett joins us. thank you for being with us tonight. >> my pleasure. >> i assume you're not surprised from what you were saying here last night. >> not really. the prospect of a big grand bargain always seemed very difficult to achieve and clearly you saw tonight the country saw two very frustrated political leaders, one president obama and one speaker boehner. they thought they were at least within range, but in the end disagreements over tax increases and the magnitude and spes 50 of entitlement cuts meaning -- specificity of entitlement cuts meaning med care, medicaid and social security prove -- medicare, medicaid and social security proved too much for the house leaders to agree on. now over the weekend they have to come up with a debt ceiling increase pl
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Jul 11, 2011 11:00pm EDT
obesity worldwide. no. 5, britain joins the u.s. in stressing the need for daily exercise for kids. the new guidelines say children under the age of 5 should be physically active for at least three hours a day. even babies who can't walk should play on their stomachs or have swimming time with their parents. no. 4, staying healthy while beating the heat is water parks. new numbers show more than 10,000 people a year get sick from infections picked up at those park. the best way to reduce infections, take a shower before you splash around. no. 3, the popularity of smartphones is skyrocketing. a new survey says 35% of all u.s. adults now own one. 1/4 of those owners claim they do most of their online browsing from mobile devices. no. 2 tonight, virginia verizon customers won't automatically get their white pages anymore. the state approved verizon's request to waive the required delivery. the listings will be available online or you can request a free printed copy. verizon estimates this will save about 16,000 tons of waste. no. 1, heads up if you drive on canal road in northwest. crews h
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Jul 4, 2011 11:00pm EDT
machines are being installed in britain. it's a way for everyday people to invest in the precious metal. >>> would you like a little merlot with your burger and fries. it could be a reality in several fast food restaurants. this sonic drive-in will serve beer and wine. burger kings will serve beer at their whopper bars. the experts say it means more sales and more jobs. >>> number 2, before you order your next drink, you should know even a single glass of beer or wine could raise your blood alcohol level enough to raise your chances of getting into a crash if you decide to drive. researchers say that means even one drink is too much if you plan to get behind the wheel. >>> number 1, to keep you from droivg drunk tonight, the washington regional alcohol program silver ride program is in effect. from now to 4:00 a.m. you can get free cab rides home to your house only. you can call 800-200-8294. brian, that's tonight's fox 5 top 5. >> the good news is we don't have to do a lot of answering to the folks at the beach tonight. they got the brunt of the weather it looks like. >> they had one s
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Jul 19, 2011 7:00am EDT
in front of parliament on britain's phone hacking scandal in less than a half hour top london police official will testify. >>> head of news corp. rupert murdoch is to appear wisdom. >>> british prime minister ordered a special particle meantry session. >> yesterday, scotland yard's number two was forced to design this less than 20 hours after the commissioner himself stepped down. both claim their integrity is intact but staying on would be a distraction amidst intense media coverage of the role police media mail have played here and for hiring a news of the world editor now under arrest at a pr consultant. rebecca brooks who resigned as head of rupert murdoch's newspaper on sunday after she voluntarily went in for questioning. >> the position of rebecca brooks can be simply stated she is not guilty of any criminal offence. the position of the metropolitan police is less easy to understand. >>> government remains politically tainted as well the prime minister david cameron on official business in africa again under pressure to explain why he hired former news of the world editor and
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Jul 8, 2011 11:00pm EDT
orioles and red sox zach britain's first career start at fenway, memorable, but not in a good way. with two on david ortiz takes it out of the park. he gave up six hits, eight runs, seven earned. ferguson enters in relief and in the 4th big poppy drilled him and just like john lannon ferguson would be forced to leave the game officially called a right forearm contusion. in the 8th things get fiesty. kevin gregg throws inside to ortiz. big poppy doesn't like that, makes it known and out come the benches. order would be restored but this was far from over. the next pitch ortiz pops out and gregg has a little more to say and now it is on. poppy charges at gregg. he gets ready to throw down. neither would land any punches. they both get ejected, a wild night in beantown as the o's lose 10-3. >>> nfl labor talks continued in manhattan and the eighth got a small victory. the eighth circuit court of appeals ruled to keep the lockout in place. the league says it remains completing a deal to ensure a full 2011 season. the other hot topics, rookie wage scale and finalizing of free agency ru
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Jul 4, 2011 10:00pm EDT
reducing a long-term debt. >>> a pretty unique july fourth celebration in britain. a london park is home to a brand new statue of ronald reagan. highlights are coming up next. here's chris stodder with your business report. >>> ♪ mmm. oh gosh. oh dear. big deal. you're delicious. so what. i've got news for you. there's no such thing... ...as a bear sheriff. you think i'm afraid of you? hey what? you don't have to be mean to the cake. i do. you don't. i do. just eat yoplait light. they have great flavors like... boston cream pie, raspberry cheesecake. even though i work here, i've lost weight. wow. yeah. carry on. (announcer) 28 delicious flavors at around 100 calories each. a man can only try... and try...and try. i heard eating whole grain oats can help lower my cholesterol. it's gonna be tough...so tough. my wife and i want to lower our cholesterol, but finding healthy food that tastes good is torturous. your father is suffering. [ male announcer ] honey nut cheerios tastes great and can help lower cholesterol. >> americans in london celebrated the fourth of july by unveiling a brand
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Jul 4, 2011 6:00pm EDT
countries. >> we can be proud of what this statue says about britain and america. it reminds us of a period of extraordinary achievement and hope in world affairs after a time of darkness and danger. it celebrates the life of an exceptional and gifted american president. it's a fitting tribute to one of the truest friends that britain has ever had. >> reporter: former british prime minister margaret thatcher, a close friend of reagan's, was invited to the event but was too frail to attend. the statue was commissioned by the reagan memorial fund trust and joins here in griefnor park of former presidents roosevelt and eisenhower. >>> back here at home, thousands are celebrating independence day with the nation's first president. and holly morris is caught up with general year washington earlier at his mount vernon, state. >> if you can talk to one person, who would it be? many people say the first president. general george washington and as luck would have it on this july 4th, i knew where i could find him. greetings, general washington. >> madame, welcome to mount vernon. we're please
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Jul 8, 2011 7:00am EDT
britain. the paper's largest -- the nation's largest paper has been shut down. and the andy coulson has opinion arrested. the allegations surfaced that report, hacked the responsible of a 13-year-old murder victim, deleting her voice mails, giving her parents hope that she was still alive. the paper also allegedly hacked the phones of the london terror attacks back in 2007. >> i feel regret. clearly, the practices of certain individuals did not live up to the quality of journalism that i believe in, that we believe in. >> reporter: ruppert murdock called the al gauzes of the hacking unacceptable. he is promising full cooperation with the investigation. >>> 7 will degrees right now. a case of theft at one florida airport. who police say was helping himself to valuables close to 50,000-dollar >>> and a festival about to happen at the independent nearian embassy. we'll check in with holly when fox 5 morning news continues at 7:22. [ female announcer ] welcome to busch gardens williamsburg, where d.c. goes to get away. maybe it's because washington d.c. loves the legendary coasters. or
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Jul 19, 2011 6:00am EDT
empire now facing tough questions. >> news corp. chief rupert murdoch set to appear before britain's parliament just hours from now. fox 5 morning news continues now. >>> glad you are with us on this nice and steamy tuesday morning. thank you for waking one fox 5 morning news. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm wisdom martin. the morning rush always busy and it is turning into a traffic head headache for route 29 commuters in silver spring. an overnight accident shut down part of colesville road in both direction and it is still closed. the crash happened just before midnight at the incident are section -- at the intersection of sligo creek parkway. >>> the heat index easily surpassed 100 degrees in many places including 126 in newton, iowa and in tulsa, oklahoma. residents used a record amount of water which could force officials to tighten restrictions. the same weather pat were will spread to the east coast later this week. not a good thing. >> not encouraging news. >> if it is reaching 126 in parts of iowa and oklahoma, that is insane. that is excessive heat in the extreme. it is not goi
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Jul 18, 2011 10:00pm EDT
new developments in the phone hacking scandal rocking great britain. the whistle blower reporter has been found dead. so far police don't think shawn gore's death is suspicious. the british prime minister has ordered a special parliamentary session in connection with the news of the world scandal. the paper, of course, owned by news corp., the parent company of fox 5 news. fox's amy kellogg with the latest from london. >> reporter: today scotland yard's no. 2 was forced to resign. the latest casualty of the phone hacking scandal. this is less than 24 hours after the commissioner himself stepped down, both claiming their integrity is intact but say staying on would be a distraction amidst intense media coverage of the role police may have played here by not thoroughly investigating the news of the world hacking the first time around a few years back and for hiring a news of the world editor now under arrest as a p.r. consultant. rebecca brooks who resigned as head of rupert murdoch's newspaper empire friday was arrested sunday after she had voluntarily gone in for questioning. she
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Jul 8, 2011 5:00am EDT
selling english language paper in the world. until recently the top sunday paper in britain. >> i feel regret. clearly the practices of certain individuals did not live up to the standards and quality of journalism that we believe in and that i believe in. and that the company believes in. >> reporter: at issue a long running phone hacking scandal in which the victims had been largely celebrities. but there was outrage when allegations emerged that the paper hacked the phones of a schoolgirl who had been abducted and ultimately killed and victims of the terror attacks on london transport. the prime minister cameron former press sec caught in the hacking -- secretary caught in the hacking scandal called for an inquiry. >> what the government is doing is making sure that the public and i feel so appalled by what happened. murder victims and terrorist victims who had the phones hacks is quite disgraceful. there needs to be a full police investigation with all the powers they need. >> reporter: there's also allegations that "news of the world" paid police for what they needed. rupert murdo
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Jul 2, 2011 10:00pm EDT
something you be the judge. >>> speaking of royal weddings, britain's newly weds arrived in quebec and they're there visiting children with cancer. it's part of a 9-day journey through canada, the first official overseas trip as husband and wife and they're heading to the west coast next week for their american visit. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton met spain's king during the last leg of her three- nation european tour. the monarch greeted secretary clinton with a hand shake and a kiss there. clinton also met with the spanish foreign minister. the two are showing a united front against libyan leader moammar ghadafi's threats of attacks in europe and that it won't stop their mission to protect libyan civilians and force him to release power. >> instead of issuing threats, ghadafi should put the -- ghadafi should put the well- being and the interest of his own people first, and he should step down from power and help facilitate a democratic transition that will meet the aspirations of the libyan people. >> ghadafi told a large pro- government rally in tripoli that homes, offices,
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Jul 22, 2011 9:00am EDT
phone hacking scandal rocking britain right now. james murdock is under pressure this morning for statements he made in front of a parliament tri hearing. he said he only knew about one reporter he knew about pack hacking phones but one former reporter said they told the deputy coo about an e-mail that pointed the finger at other journalists. scotland yard is investigating claims about a police bride. he was found dead in his home. in the interest of full disclosure, we must tell that you fox 5 is a news corp station. >>> there is more trouble for john edwards in connection with his last federal run. he got more than $2 million that he was not entitled to from the federal government and that he should pay it back. federal auditors maintain that the campaign understated it cash and overstated its expenses many edwards' attorney claims that the campaign does not owe anything. >>> if you have been outside today, you know it. you don't even have to go outside. it's going to be hot. dangerously hot out there today. in fact, tucker is coming up next again with the details on it. it's ju
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Jul 19, 2011 5:00pm EDT
went badly wrong with the news of the world and who doing our best. >> britain's top two men at scotland yard who quit earlier this week facing a separate panel. >> i think we need -- differently in the future, am the media differently. integrity in tact and my conscience is clear. >> reporter: reading from the statement at the end of his parliamentary session, he vows to help police get to the bottom of the phone-hacking scandal and hopes to win back the public's trust. amy kellogg, fox 5 news. >> the paulout continues to grow tonight. -- fallout continues tonight. gene is joining us to talk about the developments. thank you for joining us. >> you're welcome, shawn. >> i want to play you a brief snippet of some of rupert murdoch's testimony today in front of parliament and get your take. all right. >> mr. murdoch, do you accept that ultimately you're responsible for this whole 53asco? nope. >> you have -- you're not responsible? >> the people that i trusted to run and then maybe the people they trusted. i work -- for 52 years and i would trust him with my life. all right, so we
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Jul 20, 2011 9:00am EDT
, rocking britain. british prime minister david cameron getting tough questions from lawmakers emphatically denying claims his staff tried to interfere in phone hacking and police bribery at the news of the world newspaper. >> cameron cut short a trip to south africa, rushing back to britain to deal with this scandal he is under fire hiring andy coleson he was editor during this whole hacking scandal. >> it has been suggested that my chief of staffer was behaving wrongly, when he didn't take up commissioner crates offer to be proofed on phone hacking i said that they should pursue the evidence wherever it leads, and arrest exactly who they wish. and that is exactly what they have done. >> now yesterday, during testimony by news corp. chairman rupert murdoch a protestor hurled a plate of shaving cream at him his wife wendy on the left in the pink see her right behind him now landed a right hook on the guy before the police arrested him before the encounter, murdoch and his son james told particle meantry committee they were not -- particle meantry committee they were not aware of phone hacki
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Jul 4, 2011 4:25am EDT
unstalled in britain. the makeers say it is a way for everyday folks to invest in the precious metal. the machines are updated every 10 minutes to sell the gold at the latest market prices. >>> aened a don't have gold or $105 million. >> or a oning lottery ticket. >> i'm here, you're here. let's talk about weather. >> i'm here to work. weather very important today. we have a big holiday. most of today should be fine. i think it will be quieter than yesterday. a little less humid than yesterday. >> it is okay to go outside. >> most of the day. that being said, can't rule out possibility of some afternoon thunderstorms popping up. if you are well off to the south and west, and by south and west, i mean out towards front royal, charlottesville, you are not quite done with it. the frontal system developing late in the day yesterday rolling on through. you can see off to the south and to the south and east, we've still got the rain showers across the region. the trend will be quieter weather here for this morning. kind of dry out if a while and than this afternoon, with a front in the vicinity
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Jul 29, 2011 11:00pm EDT
tonight no. 5 breast cancer deaths are declining, but research from britain claims that is due to better treatment, not screenings. data was analyzed from six european countries. the countr findings suggest the early screenings aren't as important as improvement in treatment. >>> at and t will start limiting speeds for the customer with unlimited data plans taking effect october 1st. at&t stopped signing up new customers for unlimited plans last year. high data users are accused of clogging the airwaves for everyone. no. 3, more bang for your buck at the tank. the white house struck a deal with several automakers to raise future fuel efficiency standards. the deal almost doubles fuel efficiency from 20 miles per gallon to about 54.5 miles per gallon. no. 2, prepare for some delays on metro this weekend. track work is scheduled for the red, orange, blue and yellow lines. work begins at 10:00 tonight. it will run through closing on sunday. it will add at least 20 minutes of your travel time. you have been warned. no. 1, the heat forcing d.c. trash collection crews to hit the streets
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Jul 18, 2011 7:00am EDT
. >> britain's serious fraud office said it is looking into starting an investigation into phone hacking investigations relating to rupert murdoch's news corp. london's metro commissioner paul stevenson has stepped down over the weekend rebecca brooks the editor of the now defunct news of the world was arrested and released,. >>> the white house is holding out hope a deal can still be reached by the deadline for raising the debt ceiling arrives but congressional leaders and the president are nowhere close to agreeing on how to do it. >>> president obama says he is willing to compromise in debt negotiations but republicans don't see much give in his proposal senate republican leader, mitch mcconnell suggested passing legislation giving the president authority to raise the debt ceiling. >> it says we the congress will not take responsibility or accountability for our own decisions it is a political answer, not a real answer to the problem. >> i am telling you house conservative members, they are not going to support the mcconnell plan i am not as chris wrightly points out this is kicking t
FOX
Jul 28, 2011 5:00pm EDT
determine whether britain needs tougher media regulation. a criminal investigation into any wrongdoing is still ongoing. news corporation is still the parent company of news international and fox 5. >> hurricane season is picking up steam. >> tropical storm dawn is barreling towards the coast. gary is taking a sneak peek at our own weather here. what you can expect tonight when fox 5 news at 5:00 rolls on.  >>> tropical storm don moving closer to the united states right now. the storm is moving across the gulf of mexico with winds up to 345 miles per hour. don is forecast to hit the coast of texas late tomorrow or saturday. it is not expected to strengthen it a hurricane before making land fall. this, by the way, is the fourth named storm of the season. >>> get right to gary now to the weather center for the very latest on don. what's going on with our weather, especially as we related to don. >> going to don, if you go over to the mcsystem, we have the new don stuff up. if not, we'll stay right here. there we go. don is maximum winds, 45 miles per hour, a litt
FOX
Jul 28, 2011 10:00pm EDT
. >>> two superstars makeup ads pulled from a magazine in britain because they were too overly air brushed. a member of parliament has been fighting against ads that shows what she calls overly perfected images of women. she went to an advertising watchdog agency. they agreed. l'oreal owns maybe lien. >>> a murder mystery -- and mabelline. >>> a murder mystery and the woman accuses domonique strauss- kahn of sexual assault speaks out. >>> even in the summer many kids would rather play video games or sit at the computer. parents looking for ways to get their kids moving, one local city has answers am fox 5's beth parker -- answers. fox 5's beth parker has the story. >> reporter: this 8-year-old is showing off dance moves with his friends. once they get older nima plans to be much more steel. >> i want to be a super -- stealth. >> i want to be a super agent in paris. >> reporter: these kids will reach their goals by staying healthy. >> i don't like junk food because i want to save my life. >> reporter: it start young in rockville. they raji -- starts young in rockville. they register
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Jul 7, 2011 10:00pm EDT
language paper in the world, until very recently the top sunday paper in britain. >> i feel regret. clearly practices of certain individuals did not live up to the standards and quality of journalism that we believe in, that i believe in and that this company believes in which. >> reporter: at issue, a long running phone hacking scandal in which the victims had been largely celebrities but there was outrage when allegations emerged the paper hacked the phones of a school girl who had been abducted and was ultimately killed and victims of the terror attacks on london transport which happened six years ago today. prime minister david cameron who is former press secretary caught in the hacking scandal called for an inquiry. >> what this government is doing is making sure that the fact the public and i feel so appalled by what has happened, murder victims, terrorist victims who had their phones hacked is quite disgraceful. that is why it's important there is a full police investigation with all the powers that they need. >> reporter: there are also allegations that news of the world pa
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Jul 7, 2011 5:00pm EDT
@gmail.com. >>> the scandal -- news of the world, britain's best-selling newspaper is shutting down. this week, accusations is faced the paper hacked into the cell phone of a 13-year-old murder victim and police are investigating whether they hacked into the phones of 4,000 people, including victims at the london train and bus bombing. 200 employees the lose their jobs on sunday and james murdoch, an executive with the company all say allegations -- which are true. news corp is the parent company of fox 5. >>> a behind closed meeting for tarps on both sides of the dominique strauss-kahn case. the former imf chief is accused of -- the hotel in new york. today's meeting is raising questions whether charges could be dropped against him. the prosecutors have admitted they have doubts about the maid's story because she lied about the tests surrounding the attack and unrelated issues. the attorneys are not discussing what they talked about in today's meeting. >> a consumer alert about a scam making rounds on e-mail again. the phishing scam is back with motions. you need to be aware. the e
FOX
Jul 8, 2011 6:00am EDT
publication, britain's biggest sunday newspaper, the "news of the world" is being shut down. now this follows accusations that it hacked the cell phone of a 13-year-old murder victim deleting voice mails leading the parents to believe the girl may have still been alive and now they're investigating other hackings. 200 employees will lose their jobs when the newspaper shuts down on sunday. it's owned by the same parent company as fox 5. >>> the scandal continues to grow this morning. we have just learned a former aide to british prime minister david cameron has been arrested in connection with the scandal. andy coulson is a former editor of the news to have world paper. >>> the duke and duchess of cambridge head to los angeles later today. it's their first visit together to the united states. they left western canada yesterday where kate focused her attention on a 6-year-old cancer patient. the little girl had written her a note saying her biggest wish was to meet a real princess. the royal couple was also given white cowboy hats, a tradition in calgary. they caused a stir within
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Jul 13, 2011 6:00am EDT
first in job creation. >>> news corps chairman rupert murdoch is facing stiff opposition in britain to his bid to take over a satellite broadcasting company. in the wake of the news ever the world phone hacking scandal and former british prime minister gordon brown is acuing two newspapers of -- is accusing two newspapers of obtaining personal information about his family. the sun learned his child has cystic fibrosis, information he claims they could never have obtained legally. meanwhile, a parliament panel grilled a senior london police officer on why he did not investigate phone hacking allegations at the news of the world years earlier. >> i had no idea. i had no idea. as far as i am concerned from july 2009, this affected two people. this affected a rogue reporter. that is what we honestly believe to be the case. >> rupert murdoch, chairman of news corps is in the process of trying to take full control of british sky broadcasting but the british government is calling for murdoch to shelf his efforts until the investigation is complete. news corps is the parent company of fox 5
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Jul 20, 2011 7:00am EDT
nine states as well as dc britain and netherlands accused of hacking major u.s. companies. cyber crimes were allegedly committed in retaliation for companies severing ties to wikileaks. >>> 11 minutes past the hour. we are monitoring metro for you letting you know which station has several esculators out of service. >> having trouble trimming your waistline there may be a reason why your diet is not working straight ahead. >> as we head to break let's look at 395, pentagon looks good main lanes. >> keeping an eye on your favorite summer time songs on facebook. the doobie brothers, taking it to the streets. 7:12 a.m.  >>> welcome back it is 7:15 a.m., is this going to be the hottest day this week today? >> no. >> we have another one to go? >> we have a lot to look forward to. >> yeah, we do. >> i look forward to next week. >> maybe -- maybe by next week we can -- >> is that your headline? >> take a look no relief until next week. >> oh, i guessed good guess then. >> yeah, maybe by next tuesday upper 80s. >> sounds wonderful these days. >> yes upper 80s would
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Jul 7, 2011 7:00am EDT
at a growing scandal in britain surrounding tabloid journalists accused of hacking into cell phones. stay with us. we'll be right back. 8:09now.        [ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable, and enjoying it less and less? stop paying for second best. upgrade to verizon fios and get tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year. want to save even more? call now and we'll add over 60 premium channels, including showtime, starz, epix, and more for 12 months. fios is a 100% fiber optic network. it delivers superior picture quality, the best channel lineup, more hd, plus america's fastest, most consistent and reliable internet. and there's no annual contract required. why keep paying for cable? move up to the best. get fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year, plus over 60 premium channels for 12 months. don't wait. call 1.877.729.fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities that's 1.877.729.3467. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. or for other great fios offers, visit us online. get the network that
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Jul 12, 2011 7:00am EDT
:13 a.m. as we check headlines 10 members of britain's royal family and staff among the thousands allegedly hacked by journalists at the now closed news of the world newspaper. former british prime minister gordon brown says he is shocked by allegations he was hacked including his bank account and son's medical records, growing pressure from news corp., they are filing suit against news corp. the parent company of fox 5. >>> the only space walk planned during atlantis' final visit to the international space station will begin in an hour and a half done by two astronauts that had already been at the orbiting station atlantis crew is unloading a year's worth of supplies using a robotic arm. >>> all right, real close call at baseball's home run derby phoenix a fan dangled from 20 feet over a pool deck trying to catch a ball his brother and friend able to grab a hold of him by the legs and pull him back into the stands a few days after a fan fell to his death trying to catch a ball tossed up to him at a texas rangers game. >>> oh, frightening photo. >> scary stuff. robinson canoe won
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